Islamic Finance

  • GIES to focus on social development
    Oct 10, 2016 Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar | Special to GN Focus
    The two-day Global Islamic Economy Summit that kicks off today in Dubai will discuss Islamic methods to help achieve social development
  • Islamic finance: Pakistan ready for big growth?
    Aug 14, 2016 Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Why the second-largest market for Sharia-compliant banking should see sector thrive
  • Open the door to Islamic home finance
    Feb 24, 2016 Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    As Islamic finance grows in popularity, Islamic mortgages have come into the focus of both Muslim and non-Muslim property buyers
  • Consider a career in Islamic finance
    Apr 09, 2014 By Chiranti Sengupta | Features Writer
    Skilled Islamic finance professionals are in huge demand as the sector prepares to cater to a Muslim population of 2.5 billion by 2020
  • Rules of engagement
    Apr 02, 2014 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Even as more banks launch Islamic products, there is worldwide consensus on the need for regulation so they become legally and religiously credible
  • Global hotspots and potential newcomers
    Apr 02, 2014 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Dubai’s ambition to become an Islamic finance hub has caught the attention of the international financial community. GN Focus takes a look at the regions aiming to dominate the industry
  • Takaful in good health
    Apr 02, 2014 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Dubai’s mandatory health insurance law will boost the evolution of the Sharia-compliant sector
  • The world’s new bellwether
    Mar 20, 2013 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Dubai is drawing up heady plans to become a global hub for Islamic finance
  • Sukuk bridge the infrastructure investment gap
    Mar 20, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    The growing appetite for large infrastructure projects drives Islamic bonds
  • From Indonesia and Malaysia to London
    Mar 20, 2013 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    While two countries have long served as beacons for the UAE’s nascent Islamic finance sector, one city has suddenly become a new role model
  • Looking for halal alpha in Dubai
    Mar 20, 2013 By Rushdi Siddiqui | Special to GN Focus
    Halal needs to move from certification and ingredients to an asset class
  • Sector must look past traditional markets
    Mar 20, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Complex product structures, liquidity management and best practice are the challenges
  • A Sharia guide to wealth
    Mar 19, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    What can Islamic finance contribute to personal wealth? A look at halal principles in investment
  • Consider Ireland, Libya and Australia
    Mar 19, 2013 By Dermot O’Reilly | Special to GN Focus
    There’s a whole world out there for the industry to explore
  • Sharia audit — an indispensable requirement
    Mar 19, 2013 By Mian Muhammad Nazir | Special to GN Focus
    Ensure your business complies with Sharia processes
  • Keeping it halal
    Mar 19, 2013 Compiled By Azar Zaidi Staff Writer
    Islamic financial practices are guided by a need to reconcile modern banking with Sharia